David Graddy is a certified Leadership Speaker, Coach, and Trainer with the John Maxwell Team. His mission is to communicate and facilitate leadership concepts to businesses, organizations, and individuals with an end goal of empowering growth and equipping participants to reach their full potential.
His career started in the retail industry, working 8 years at multiple levels including Store Level Management. In 1985, he changed careers, going to work for The Boeing Company. Areas of work included Program Management and Finance Systems. David retired from Boeing after 32 years and joined the Spirit Aerosystems team as an Information Technology Functional Analyst.
In 1984, David earned a Bachelors of Business Science Degree from Wichita State University with an emphasis in Management. In his corporate career, David trained in the areas of Earned Value Management Processes and Systems, Lean+ Processes, and Project Management.
A native of Wichita, KS, David has been married to his wife Alice for 34 years. Alice is a Retired Principal currently working as Multi Tiered Systems of Support Facilitator (MTSS) with the Wichita Public Schools. They have two children who are both educators..